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how's it going out there ron? it's a beautiful sunny california late afternoon here. the coaches answered media questions today about the game. coach ferentz had a classic line he said iowa doesn't get to go to the gourmet store when we go shopping. president bruce harreld told me today he believes coach ferentz sees what some other coaches don't see in potential recruits. "a lot of athletes today say what does it take to make the cut. to make the team. and i think with kirk, there is no level, there is no line. it's an issue of continuing improving from the next day and the next and the
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you get to the rose bowl, i'm sure this week he's still coaching and improving and taking them up. so he's looking for people who are willing to pick themselves up and keep going to the next level." we'll hear more from harreld coming up during our road to the rose bowl show at 6:30. let's send it over to brad hanson who's live at the hawkeye huddle in downtown los angeles. brad ad libs about the iowa hawkeye huddle--put on by the alumni association. hawkeye fans gathering two days ahead of the game.
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convention center in downtown los angeles. i'll send it back to you ron. a great event -- the hawkeye huddle -- we'll have more coming up from the hawkeye huddle later. for now i'll send it back to you
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and be sure to stay tuned in for our special road to the rose bowl show coming up right after season and we'll hear more from hawk fans including a legendary former hawkeyes quarterback. again the special begins right after this show at 6:30. it's about to get really cold in eastern iowa - lets go to storm track seven chief meteorologist mark schnackenberg now for your first forecast. from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team. see the screen for your complete weather information. here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: the snow has tracked out of the area as of late wednesday morning. we will have areas of roadways may still be a bit slick into the middle and upper 20s with lows tonight in the lower teens. thursday we will see a partly cloudy sky, but temperatures won't be warming up much. we will have highs in the upper teens to lower 20s with a light west wind 5-10 mph. lows
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single digits, with the cooler than average temperatures lasting through the weekend. the weather will remain quiet for the rest of the week into the weekend. the snow has tracked out of this week, there are people braving the worst conditions of all, to help save lives. tonight we hear from paramedics, about what it's like to respond to emergencies, even when the roads have turned for the worst. kwwl's kristin rogers met with a paramedic who tells us their goal is to get to every emergency in 9 minutes or less, as you can imagine, that can sometimes be tough. that's right, and the paramedics have to consider their own safety as well. i was able to take a ride in an ambulance through the snow (nats of ambulance driving) they're constantly on the roads, helping to save lives, by they're not the best
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squad leader at area ambulance service) "the ambulance itself is a giant box, they slide very easily." i took a closer look, even riding in the ambulance tthrough the snow. (nats of ambulance driving, "did you feel that? that''s exactly what. we kind of slid.") despite rough conditions, they have to go. "but you have to head that safe?" (cg: derek lagrange) "yeah, yeah, we have to respond to the in to a patient if neccessary. (cg: derek lagrange) "we have our ice melt and our shovel there to help in those back aren't always wearing seatbelts. (cg: derek lagrange) "if i'm trying to work on somebody i can't do cpr effectively this way." so a lot of times they are loose. (nats) (cg: kristin rogers) "if you've never been in the back of an ambulance you can see it's working on patients here, so they hit some ice and they can easily slide around and it can
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"typically what happens is the patient is the safest one in the compartment and the paramedic is the one that ends up flying about." he tells me they do the best they can, to arrive timely and safely, no matter what and no matter when. (nats) he tells me when they are driving with their lights and sirens on they are responcible for any accidents that might happen, so they are also driving with a lot of responcibility on their shoulders in that regard as well. we've got you covered live in cedar rapids, kristin rogers...kwwl news. area ambulance service is approaching 19 thousand calls for service so far in 2015, it's a number they say seems high, they are very busy. remember if you see an ambulance coming with it's lights and sirens on, you can help them out by pulling over and clearing the roadway.
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problems especially dangerous. kwwl's hillary maglin talked to a mechanic about what you can do to prevent car troubles. (nats of plows) stalling and car fires could happen any time of the year... but they're (sot. cg: andrew torkelson/mechanic) "everything's just kind of more amplified in the winter. the cold is stress on you and your car." centers. (sot. cg: hillary maglin) "mechanics say stalling and fires can happen to any car, no matter the make, model or year. it all depends on how well the car is maintained." (sot) "if you were ignoring your car long enough that it was with oil, and that could get hot enough to start a fire, and that'd be right underneath the car. you wouldn't even notice until your seat was hot." mechanics at albert auto in cedar rapids say under here. it's a feed and return. if exhaust, and cause a fire." for stalling... mechanics suggest putting the car in clear flood mode.
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case there's been something where it got too much fuel and caused it to stall, and you can crank it for a while like that." we've got you covered in cedar rapids... hillary maglin... kwwl news. mechanics also advise avoiding leaves... or harvested corn fields. the exhaust could ignite the dry plants... and the car could go up in flames too. a waterloo woman discovers a real missile in the basement of her home this week. kwwl's macleod hageman joins us live in the newsroom with the details. mac? amanda -- carol hora says her husband had the missile for more than 20 years -- but she always thought it was fake or a prop. but when she tried to move it -- she quickly realized it was real.
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word -- inert -- stamped on the officers responded -- and removed the missile when they realized it was safe. "i was cleaning the basement, and i found something that had been down there for a long time. i thought, well, i don't want this in the house." carol says her husband -- retired army sergeant david hora died of a heart attack earlier this month -- and used the missile as a prop during speeches and recruiting. even though she thought the missile wasn't live -- she wanted to make sure. we've got you covered live in the newsroom -- macleod hageman -- kwwl news. according to waterloo police -- the inert missle could be used for bomb squad training. coming up on kwwl, six eastern iowa cats are fighting for their lives after being saved from a hoarder's house and - our road to the rose bowl live coverage will continue in from pasadena in just a few minutes. and... here's a live look at the
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track 7 live doppler radar.... chief meteorologist mark schnackenberg will have your full forecast, coming up. and when you see news - or if you have pictures or video to share... you can do that by going to our page stay up to date on breaking news and weather information. we'll be right back. "winner of the regional
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7 weather team. see the screen for your complete weather information. here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: the snow has tracked out of the area as of late wednesday morning. we will have areas of partly to mostly cloudy. roadways haze. highs today will be in the middle and upper 20s with lows tonight in the lower teens. thursday we will see a partly cloudy sky, but temperatures won't be warming up much. we will have highs in the upper teens to lower 20s with a light west wind 5-10 mph. lows thursday night will drop to the single digits, with the cooler
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weekend. the snow has tracked out of the area as of late wednesday partly to mostly cloudy. roadways may still be a bit slick into the afternoon hours. there will also be areas of patchy fog and haze. highs today will be in the middle and upper 20s with cloudy sky, but temperatures won't be warming up much. we will have highs in the upper teens to lower 20s with a light west wind 5-10 mph. lows thursday night will drop to the single digits, with the cooler than average temperatures lasting through the weekend. the weather will remain quiet for the rest of the week into the weekend.the snow has tracked areas of flurries leftover, otherwise the sky this afternoon will be partly to mostly cloudy. roadways may still be a bit slick into the afternoon hours. there will also be areas of patchy fog and haze. highs today will be in the middle and cloudy sky, but temperatures won't be warming up much. we will have highs in the upper teens to lower 20s with a light west wind 5-10 mph. lows thursday night will drop to the single digits, with the cooler than average temperatures lasting through the weekend. the weekend.the snow has tracked
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wednesday morning. we will have areas of flurries leftover, otherwise the sky this afternoon will be partly to mostly cloudy. roadways may still be a bit slick into the afternoon hours. there will also be areas of patchy fog and haze. highs today will be in the middle and cloudy sky, but temperatures won't be warming up much. we will have highs in the upper teens to lower 20s with a light west wind 5-10 mph. lows thursday night will drop to the single digits, with the cooler than average temperatures lasting through the weekend. the weekend. the snow has tracked out of the area as of late wednesday morning. we will have areas of flurries leftover, otherwise the sky this afternoon will be partly to mostly cloudy. roadways may still be a bit slick into the afternoon hours. there will also be areas of patchy fog and haze. highs today will be in cloudy sky, but temperatures won't be warming up much. we will have highs in the upper teens to lower 20s with a light west wind 5-10 mph. lows thursday night will drop to the single digits, with the cooler than average temperatures lasting through the weekend. the weather will remain quiet for the rest of the week into the
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rescued from a house... one adoption center took them in.... and has been working to kisses she's such a good girl" carissa shima has been taking care of july and 5 other cats. she felt the need to, horrible... there was just dirt and garbage everywhere..." these cat's had been living in a hoarder home.. "it was wow... i cant believe that people and animals were living there..." even with emergency care... nat "she was just too far gone." waverly pet adoption wasn't able to save all the cats they were helping.... sadly one passed away... "she was just too anemic and too dehydrated... the other cats... weren't in much better shape... "it was hard to see.. they were very filthy.. underweight... flea infested..." when they got to the vet... "and in bathing one of them.... the water would just turn red with the flee dirt...." after proper medication
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adjusting to a new life... "they have to adapt to the human world and to learn to what microwave sounds like or a tv sounds like." and after a few more weeks.... they'll be ready for not only a new life.. but also a new home... "they're absolutely the most loving creatures and i think in some way shape or form i feel like they're thankful for their second chance... they used up few of their nine lives. " waverly pet rescue promises to give them the proper treatment and medication so they will be healthy when adopted. coming up...our coverage continues for the road to the rose bowl.
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you covered in are dale, alta vista, urbana and all of eastern iowa
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is the economy rigged? well, the 15 richest americans acquired more wealth in two years than the bottom 100 million people combined.
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my plan -- make wall street banks and the ultra-rich pay their fair share of taxes, provide living wages for working people, ensure equal pay for women. the middle class will continue to disappear unless we level the playing field. with your help, as president, we will. days ahead of the rose bowl. lets head back out to mark woodley who joins live from pasadena and mark, it sounds like kirk ferentz received another postseason award. a week that's so far been great for the iowa hawkeyes and kirk ferentz got even better on wednesday -- this morning ferentz was named the bobby dodd national coach of the year -- the biggest honor given out each season -- now we're drawing closer to game-time -- and today gave us an opportunity to hear from both coaches one last time before kick-off --
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popped as iowa's kirk ferentz and stanford's david shaw met up 2 days before the show- down kirk ferentz says that shouldn't matter come game- time - 4:48 - "whether you're playing in augusta or the british open or you're playing in the rose to block out the other stuff and "you see coordination, you see everybody being where they're
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keep the score down, that's how it full speed." and the hawkeyes expect to this game - ferentz believes his team will be ready. "as good as this is, it's a historic bowl, i can't imagine there's a better environment in america to play college football. it's still a game. once the game gets going it's a good football team." and from this point on for the hawkeyes -- it's all about football -- the events are done -- and kick-off on friday afternoon is drawing near -- ron, myself, and our full crew here will be back in just a few minutes for our road to the rose bowl schedule -- so we'll see you soon -- line in pasadena, california, i'm mark woodley -- kwwl news. alright, thanks mark.
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teams are not safe in iowa. last month, uni knocked off north carolina. last night, it was iowa's turn to take down an undefeated team. iowa hosting the number one ranked spartans to start big ten play. the hawks played very well from the tip -- but also had some good fortune on their side. look at this: a michigan state player accidentally knocks the ball into the basket for iowa. second half now -- iowa on the run. peter jok spotting up in the far corner. he knocks down a three. he hit two in a row to help iowa build a 19-point lead. iowa wins 83-70.
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a before the san antonio spurs game monday night.. a coyote saved the day. the bat flew on to the court before tip-off monday night. but here comes the coyote.. the spurs' mascot.. dressed as bat-man.. the caped coyote quickly corralled the flying rodent with a fishing net before handing it off to authorities for release. as impressive as this bat apprehension is.. it might not be the best one in spurs history. let's go to storm track seven chief meteorologist mark
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